FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 18, 2017

 

BRADLEY SCORES TWICE IN, 18-2,
SETBACK AT EASTERN CONNECTICUT

Providence, R.I.--Sophomore attacker Tess Bradley (Tiverton, RI) scored a pair of goals as the Rhode Island College women’s lacrosse team fell at Eastern Connecticut, 18-2, in a Little East Conference contest on Tuesday afternoon.

 

Sophomore attacker Michelina Pinto (Groton, CT) paced Eastern Connecticut (10-4, 3-0 LEC) with four goals and two assists. Junior attacker Jenna Glynn (West Granby, CT) and senior midfielder Paige Schneider (East Lyme, CT) each notched three goals in the win for the Warriors.

 

After Eastern Connecticut scored eight unanswered to start the game, RIC (2-8, 0-3 LEC) was able to get on the board with 9:25 left in the first half on an unassisted goal from Bradley. That would be all the scoring for the first half as ECSU took an 8-1 lead heading into halftime.

 

 

 Sophomore attacker Tess Bradley

 

The host Warriors continued to control the action in the second half and cruised to the victory. ECSU outshot RIC by a 41-7 margin and held a 37-21 advantage in ground balls for the contest.

 

RIC sophomore goalkeeper Julia Eaton (Cumberland, RI) tallied 11 saves in the setback for the Anchorwomen. ECSU senior goalkeeper Taylor Emmerson (Colchester, CT) and sophomore goalkeeper Jessica Purick (Riverhead, NY) combined for four saves in the victory for ECSU.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Wheelock on Thursday, April 20 (6:30 p.m.).

 

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